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Salvador T. Pons
Born December 23, 1835
Died March 21, 1890
Occupation Bricklayer, public official
Religion Catholic

Salvador T. Pons was the first African-American mayor of Pensacola. He served as mayor in at least 1878 (and also in 1874 according to some sources[1]). Pons was a mulatto, born in Mexico to one black parent and one Hispanic parent.[2]

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  1. Pensacola Historical Society. Pensacola in Vintage Postcards. Arcadia, 2005.
  2. Brown, Canter. Florida's Black Public Officials. University of Alabama Press, 1998.